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Five killed in Indonesia as hillside collapses in Java

Rescuers continued to search for victims buried beneath tons of mud after a landslide hit on the Indonesian island of Java, wiping out rice...

Floods force northern Indiana residents from their homes

Crews used boats to help residents evacuate their homes in northern Indiana after rainstorms sweeping across the Midwest combined with melting snow to flood...

Service to mark 7th anniversary of devastating Christchurch quake

A memorial service was held in Christchurch, New Zealand to mark the seventh anniversary of the 2011 earthquake that claimed the lives of 185...

Seychelles protects its marine life in exchange for debt relief

The tiny island nation of Seychelles has announced details of a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt-swap deal with its creditors....

New study claims Neanderthals were artists and thought like us

Neanderthals enjoyed creating art and understood the meaning of symbolism. The international team has established cave paintings found in Spain were created 64,000 years...

Syrian forces continue bloody offensive in East Ghouta

Deadly air strikes and artillery fire continued with more than 100 people in Syria's Eastern Ghouta enclave killed, bringing the number of civilian deaths...

Kamal Haasan at Kalam’s Hometown for Blockbuster Political Party Launch

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, set to launch his political party today, began his journey with a visit to the home of his hero, former...

The world is ‘failing’ its newborn babies — UNICEF

Global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world's poorest countries. UNICEF has issued a hard-hitting report about infant mortality. Babies...

Snow, sleet and freezing rain make US travel difficult

Snow, sleet and freezing rain made travel challenging In the United States on the Presidents Day holiday. In Green Bay, Wisconsin, residents and the...

World’s only panda triplets get New Year treats in Guangzhou

The world's only panda triplets celebrated the Chinese New Year in Guangzhou in southern China with specially prepared food. China state broadcaster CCTV aired...